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The Generational Challenge for Thailand’s Generals
June 20, 2019

The Generational Challenge for Thailand’s Generals

By Preeti Jha
While Thailand’s coup leader remains premier, the polls unleashed new democratic sentiments that the regime now struggles to silence.

Is Thailand’s Election Going to Be Delayed Yet Again?
January 09, 2019

Is Thailand’s Election Going to Be Delayed Yet Again?

By Associated Press
Protesters take to the street, demanding that the military junta to stick to an announced February 24 election date.
Remembering 'People Power' in ASEAN
February 23, 2016

Remembering 'People Power' in ASEAN

By Mong Palatino
30 years after the fall of the Philippines' dictatorship, a look at the legacy of "People Power" in the region.

Specter of Instability Rising Again in Thailand
June 04, 2015

Specter of Instability Rising Again in Thailand

By Shawn W. Crispin
New rounds of confrontation seem more likely than long-term reconciliation.

Thai Military Declares Martial Law, Denies Coup
May 20, 2014

Thai Military Declares Martial Law, Denies Coup

By Zachary Keck
The Thai military has declared martial law, deployed in the streets of Bangkok and seized media outlets.

Protests Greet New Year in Southeast Asia
January 06, 2014

Protests Greet New Year in Southeast Asia

By Mong Palatino
Price hikes, minimum wage disputes and political corruption spark discontent.

Thai Politics Stifles Peace Talks in Troubled South
January 05, 2014

Thai Politics Stifles Peace Talks in Troubled South

Any progress will have to wait until after elections, due February.
Southeast Asia in 2013: Disasters and Election Protests
December 31, 2013

Southeast Asia in 2013: Disasters and Election Protests

By Mong Palatino
The year 2013 will be remembered in Southeast Asia as one of deadly disasters and massive post-election protests.

The Top Asia-Pacific Stories for 2013
December 27, 2013

The Top Asia-Pacific Stories for 2013

By The Diplomat editors
The Diplomat's editors wrap up the top trends and stories from 2013 ahead of the New Year.

Elections No Fix for Thailand’s Political Problems
December 21, 2013

Elections No Fix for Thailand’s Political Problems

By Tim LaRocco
The fissures from the Shinawatra era run deep, and won’t be bridged any time soon.

Instability Hits Thailand’s Economy
November 28, 2013

Instability Hits Thailand’s Economy

By James Parker
Markets take note of the escalating protests as the Bank of Thailand makes a surprise rate cut.
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